Charitable group praised for pilgrims’ services

the organization provided more than 50 million items, gifts and services, including 10 million bottles of water and 5 million meals. (SPA)
Updated 17 August 2019

Charitable group praised for pilgrims’ services

  • Mansour Al-Amer, the organization’s director-general, expressed his gratitude to Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh Bentin

RIYADH: Hajji and Mutamer’s Gift Charitable Organization, one of the Hajj Ministry’s most successful partners in the Hajj season, was honored at the 44th Grand Hajj Symposium on Thursday.
Mansour Al-Amer, the organization’s director-general, expressed his gratitude to Minister of Hajj and Umrah Dr. Mohammed Saleh Bentin, and his deputy, Dr. Abdul Fattah Mashat, for the honor. He said that the organization provided more than 50 million items, gifts and services, including 10 million bottles of water and 5 million meals, to pilgrims during Hajj season this year. 


Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

Updated 03 August 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

  • There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 1,258 new coronavirus cases and 32 new deaths from the disease.
The new cases reported in the Kingdom increase the total number of people who have contracted the virus to 280,093. 

The recent fatalities raise the Kingdom’s virus-related death toll to 2,949. 

According to the Ministry of Health, 89 of the newly recorded cases were in Riyadh, while there were 75 reported in Al-Hufoof and 65 in Dammam.

There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries to 242,053.